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Professor Mats Berdal

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  1. Laura Davies First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Master of Philosophy

    Re-examining the role of force and power in institutionalism: A theorectical exploration drawing on selected evidence from the East Africa Protectorate/Kenya 1895 to 2016

    1/10/20081/07/2017

  2. Olaf Bachmann

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Quasi Armies: Obstacles to, or Vehicle for, State-building in Central Africa

    20/08/201014/09/2011

  3. Mariam Bjarnesen First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    From Perpetrator to Protector? Post-War Rebel Networks as Informal Security Providers in Liberia

    10/01/20111/01/2017

  4. Valerie Arnould First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Beyond coercion and norm diffusion: The domestic politics of transitional justice in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    1/08/20061/01/2012

  5. Valerie Arnould

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Beyond coercion and norm diffusion: The domestic politics of transitional justice in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    1/08/20061/01/2012

  6. Thomas Hansen First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The Business of Militancy - the politics and financing of oil rebellion in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, 2006-2009.

    1/08/20071/07/2012

  7. Kieran Mitton First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Understanding atrocity in the Sierra Leone Civil War (1991-2002)

    1/10/20081/07/2013

  8. Martin Mbugua Kimani First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Genocide as Revelation: Religion, Race and the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

    22/09/20031/06/2010

  9. Stephanie Blair First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The Road to Self-Rule: International Administration and the Devolution of Authority in Kosovo

    1/08/20021/11/2009

  10. Sabiiti Mutengesa First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Taking Antoinettian Complacency For Normativity: The Case of Donor-Driven Security Sector Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa

    1/10/20091/07/2015

  11. Philip Cunliffe First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Explaining UN Peacekeeping Contributions from the Global South, 1997-2007

    1/08/20041/01/2009

  12. Tom Hill First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Strategies of Peacemaking: The International Mediation of Civil Wars in Historical and Participatory Perspective

    28/09/20091/03/2019

  13. Erik Reichborn-Kjennerud

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Worlds of Military targeting: Martial Epistemologies, Technologies and the Production of the Enemy

    4/01/201629/06/2016

  14. Andrew Collins

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Disaggregating Local Ownership of Peacebuilding: Insights from Police Reform in Northern Ireland and Kosovo

    1/10/2014 → …

  15. Dawda Jobarteh First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    A Peace of the Puzzle: Child Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration in Liberia

    22/09/20031/05/2014

  16. Dawda Jobarteh

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    A Peace of the Puzzle: Child Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration in Liberia

    22/09/20031/05/2014

  17. Ashley Jackson

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The Art of the Deal: Civilian-Insurgent Bargaining in Afghanistan

    1/10/20161/05/2020

  18. Nita Yawanarajah

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    How do peacemakers mediate durable ceasefires in civil wars?

    1/10/2014 → …

  19. Chanda Creasy

    War Studies

    Master of Philosophy

    African Political Philosophy In Comparative Perspective– Somali Notions of Justice and the Social Contract

    15/11/201618/02/2020

  20. Gerrit Kurtz

    European & International Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The art of balancing. Frontline diplomatic practices and preventive action in state-society conflicts

    1/10/20151/08/2019

  21. Lesley Warner First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The Role of Military Integration in War-to-Peace Transitions: The Case of South Sudan (2006-2013)

    7/01/20131/06/2018

  22. Andrew Cunningham First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The Relationship Between Humanitarian International Non-governmental Organisations and States in Periods of Civil War: Case Study of Medecins Sans Frontieres (Holland) and the Government of Sri Lanka

    1/10/20121/02/2016

  23. James Cockayne First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Hidden Power: Mafia States and the Strategic Logic of Organized Crime. New York, Sicily and the Caribbean, 1859-1978

    1/10/20101/10/2015

  24. Maria Jellinek

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Humanitarian Intervention: An Interpretative Approach

    15/11/2017 → …

  25. Adam Day First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    States of Disorder: Complexity Theory and UN State-building in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan

    1/10/201831/07/2021

  26. James Fargher

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Steam, Cannon, and Wires: The Royal Navy and British Imperiallism in Northeastern Africa, 1799-1899

    1/10/20151/03/2019

  27. Lorraine Charbonnier First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Farmer-herder conflicts and the "will not to be governed thusly" - Exploring the relationships between peacebuilding and pastoralists' resistance in West Africa and the Sahel

    1/10/2020 → …

  28. Miranda Melcher

    Defence Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Designated actors, Details, and Dignity: How specificity in negotiating conditions and peace treaty terms impacts the success of post-war military reintegration

    15/11/20171/11/2021

  29. Jessica Moody

    War Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Strange Bedfellows? DDR and Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Côte d’Ivoire

    1/10/20161/08/2021

  30. Craig Harvey

    Defence Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    External Intervention in Civil Wars: Successful Implementation of Peace Agreements and the Role of Security Guarantees

    1/10/2016 → …

  31. Raul Zepeda Gil

    Defence Studies

    Doctor of Philosophy

    The Making of a Sicario Class: Youth Mobilisation into the Mexican Drug War

    28/11/2019 → …

  32. Natalya Kovaleva

    War Studies

    Master of Philosophy

    Jazz in US Public Diplomacy towards the USSR (1962-1972): Is Jazz Music an Effective Tool of Strategic Communications?

    22/02/2021 → …

  33. Jessica Bombasaro-Brady First/primary/lead supervisor

    War Studies

    Master of Philosophy

    The Legacy of War: Police Reform in Bosnia Since 1995

    1/02/2022 → …

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